The monetary benefit of pv on electricity market

Listening to some incumbent players in the electricity sector, PV should be responsible of all financial problems of the electricity markets. The effects of variable renewable energy generation on electricity markets’ prices have indeed been used mostly by opponents to

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IEA Report: Energy, climate change, environment

Policies that respond to climate change and other environmental issues will increasingly impact the development of the global energy sector. The transition to low-carbon economies will need to be carefully managed, as the provision of secure, affordable energy is critical

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Seven Reasons Cheap Oil Can’t Stop Renewables Now

Oil prices have fallen by more than half since July. Just five years ago, such a plunge in fossil fuels would have put the renewable-energy industry on bankruptcy watch. Today: Meh. Here are seven reasons why humanity’s transition to cleaner

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Fossil fuel subsidies fall in gain for renewables

Countries from Mexico to Germany and Malaysia are increasingly taking advantage of cheap oil by trimming fossil-fuel subsidies, easing the way for renewable power that can help the environment, according to the chief economist of the International Energy Agency. With

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UN World Meteorological Organisation ranks 2014 as hottest year on record

Last year was most likely the warmest year on record, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) announced today. Global surface temperature in 2014 was 0.57 degrees Celsius above the 1961-1990 average, nominally beating 2010 and 2005 to the top spot. In the

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IEA: Making smart decisions in a time of low oil prices

Read the speech that Maria van der Hoeven, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), gave at the Oxford Energy Colloquium “Opportunity to act: Making smart decisions in a time of low oil prices“. Maria van der Hoeven says cheap oil

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